Vintage Wedding Guest Books
A great way to collect additional memories from your wedding is with one of these stylish vintage wedding guest books. A timeless classic at any wedding is the wedding guest book. Depending upon the style of wedding you are attending you may find a guest book at the wedding ceremony or you may find them greeting you at the wedding reception.
Wedding guest books are a great way to record your guests attendance. Not only do they let you keep track of your guests attendance but they also allow your guests to leave you and your new spouse a heartfelt message. Over the years when you look back on your wedding you can pull out the wedding guest book and look back on all the nice messages your guests have left you.
Let’s have a look at some of the styles of traditional wedding guest books you will find on the market today.
Vintage Wedding Guest Books For The Wedding Ceremony
A lot of couples choose to go more traditional wedding guest books for the wedding reception. This especially holds true for couple planning a church wedding. The vintage wedding guest book you choose for the wedding ceremony should just be a book for your guests just to sign in.
A lot of times when you attend a wedding ceremony it is slightly rushed. You enter the church or venue and within 10 minutes or so the ceremony begins. So if you are planning to have a wedding guest book at your ceremony its better to just have the sign in especially if you are planning on having a large wedding with lots of guests attending.
Common Types Of Vintage Wedding Guest Books For The Ceremony
Depending upon the theme of wedding ceremony you are planning on having will dictate the type of wedding guest book you will have at your wedding ceremony. For example if you are planning on having a traditional white wedding you will probably want to have a traditional white lace vintage wedding guest book.
Below are just some of the popular type of wedding guest books that are perfect for your wedding ceremony.
- A White Lace Wedding Guest Book
- White and Silver Vintage Wedding Guest Books
- A Rustic Country Wedding Guest Book
- White and Gold Vintage Wedding Guest Books
- A Floral Vintage Wedding Guest Book
- A Wood Grain Wedding Guest Book
The key to buying your vintage wedding guest book for your ceremony is to stick to your theme and the way you plan on decorating your venue.
Vintage Wedding Guest Book For The Wedding Reception
In contrast to the wedding sign in books used at the wedding ceremony the guest books you should use at your wedding reception should allow your guests to leave their well wishes. As we said above it is nice to reflect on your wedding down the road. Before their was photographs and video a lot of brides and grooms only had their memories and guest books to remember their weddings and the loved ones that attended their wedding.
Typically the wedding reception is a lot longer than the wedding ceremony. The wedding reception can go on for hours as your guests celebrate well into the night your newly formed union. This extra time and a few glasses of wine give your guests the opportunity to write you and your husband or wife a message from the heart.
When it comes to the wedding reception you have a lot more freedom on the style and type of wedding guest book you can use. The wedding reception in most cases is a lot less formal then the actual wedding ceremony. This allows you a lot more freedom when it comes to choosing your guest book.
Some of the trendiest wedding guest books for a vintage wedding are as follows.
- Chalkboard Wedding Guest Books
- A Lantern Wedding Guest Book
- A Country Wedding Guest Book
- A Floral Bouquet Wedding Guest Book
- Leather Bound Wedding Guest Books